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iStoryBooks

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

168 out of 199 people found this review helpful.

Toddlers love this app, my 2 & 3 yr old granddaughters stay entertained and love the movie feature on the books. When you select the movie option, it will read from page to page without the kids having to turn the pages, just like when I readto them.

The good things about these books far outweigh the bad. I try to look at it like life, nothing is perfect. About half of the books are "regular" chaildren's stories, like "Hansel & Gretel", "Cinderella", and "Snow White". The others are a mixture of educational type sto...
The good things about these books far outweigh the bad. I try to look at it like life, nothing is perfect. About half of the books are "regular" chaildren's stories, like "Hansel & Gretel", "Cinderella", and "Snow White". The others are a mixture of educational type stories and a few ethnically diverse ones, one African, and 3 Asian. There are some about cars, machines, and dinosaurs. I didn't count them, but there are approximately 20 books, it only downloads a few books in the sample, after you pay the $3.99, it will download the rest of those shown in the library. Then, to download more, you tap the corner that says add more books, it downloads a catalogue, you can then choose any, or all of these books, but have to hold and tap onto the page, go to the menu at the bottom, and tap add to my library. If you don't have an sd card, you may have to remove some from your library and download those you want. I have an sd card and downloaded them all. Some have complained about the sound, and there are a few books whose sound is not very loud. My granddaughters still look at them, and I read those to them, 90% you can hear fine and if you invest in some earphonesthey are very loud. All in all, I find it to be very worth the $3.99, I usuallypaymore than that for one book.

posted by iymalive on October 3, 2011

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Most Helpful Critical Review

22 out of 32 people found this review helpful.

Weird

A bunch of the stories are weird and glitchy for me. Some have pages with no images, just the text on black, some cannot load at all, if I try it just puts me out entirely. However, even with that I think it's worth the money. The stories we can read are cute and we ca...
A bunch of the stories are weird and glitchy for me. Some have pages with no images, just the text on black, some cannot load at all, if I try it just puts me out entirely. However, even with that I think it's worth the money. The stories we can read are cute and we can get more of them.

posted by 9998189 on November 14, 2011

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 14, 2011

    Weird

    A bunch of the stories are weird and glitchy for me. Some have pages with no images, just the text on black, some cannot load at all, if I try it just puts me out entirely. However, even with that I think it's worth the money. The stories we can read are cute and we can get more of them.

    22 out of 32 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 18, 2011

    Its ok

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 10, 2012

    Ok.

    My brother likes it and learns from it... but me, myself, not a big fan of it

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 9, 2011

    Keeps freezing

    Cute stories (although they are older stories). Some are available in spanish as well. Unfortunately, it keeps crashing.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 17, 2012

    Ok

    Ok

    3 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 29, 2012

    Very good

    This is a very good app

    3 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 24, 2012

    Pretty good app but some issues

    For the most part this is a good app. My three year old likes the stories, some are more popular than others. I dont really like that many of the stories involve death when it is not really necessary, especially with these stories being mostly for children who cant yet read to themselves (the read to me books). However, I do like that they offer new books periodically without having to spend any extra money.

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 10, 2012

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    Normal 55%

    2 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 24, 2013

    I bought this without looking much into the overview or customer

    I bought this without looking much into the overview or customers' critical reviews because the star rating was so high. I am baffled that so many people enjoy it so much. I only know a handful of these stories, and they're all highlighted in the overview. That's it. And there are a lot in Spanish, which my kids do not speak. I also didn't know there was a FREE TRIAL, and had I read that, I would have tested it out first. I am still going to give this 3 stars because for $5, the 5 kids stories I know are worth it.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted September 22, 2011

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    Posted November 17, 2011

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